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The Well-being of the Long-term Unemployed after the Great Recession (Rockefeller Foundation)
Wealth after the Great Recession: Who Lost and Who Recovered? (Russell Sage Foundation)
Economic Shocks, Neighborhood Food Infrastructure and Very Low Food Security among Children (Department of Agriculture)
The Great Recession and Child Health and Behavior (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Causes and Consequences of Public Subsidies in Higher Education: Evidence from Community College Districts (U.S. Department of Education)
The Effects of the Housing Crisis on Vulnerable Workers and Families (MacArthur Foundation)
Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Grants Research Program and Conference (Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary)
The Role of Intra-Family Financial and Other Support... (MacArthur Foundation)
Understanding the Economic Concepts and Characteristics of Food Access (Department of Agriculture)
Substance Use Disorders Among Low-Income Women: Treatment Access and Use After Welfare Reform (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
National Poverty Center (ASPE)
A Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy (Ford Foundation)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, G. Ford School of Public Policy.
Director, National Poverty Center.
Director, Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy.
Ph.D., Massachussetts Institute of Technology
Sheldon H. Danziger's research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality. His work includes an examination of how the 1996 welfare reform affected the work effort, family income, and material wellbeing of single mothers and of the impact of poverty on children and youth. In examining the roots of poverty in America, he has written, “Poverty remains high not because of a shortage of effective antipoverty options but because the public and policymakers have not made reducing poverty a priority.” He is currently studying the effects of the Great Recession and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on workers and families.
Three of Danziger’s books have been selected as Noteworthy Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics by Princeton University’s Industrial Relations Section: The Price of Independence: The Economics of Early Adulthood (co-edite... MORE...
Schmidt, Lucie G., and Sheldon H. Danziger. 2012. "Filling holes in the safety net? Material hardship and subjective well-being among disability benefit applicants and recipients after the 1996 welfare reform." Social Science Research, 41(6): 1581-97. DOI. Abstract.
Li, Geng, Robert F. Schoeni, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kerwin Charles. 2010. "New Expenditure Data in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics: Comparisons with the Consumer Expenditure Survey Data." Monthly Labor Review, 133(2): 29-39. Abstract.